Collected and refined from posts at Larry Ferlazzo’s Education Week blog “Classroom Q&A,” the information shared in this new digital book will have you reflecting on your current classroom practices.
Better yet, the combined wisdom offered here will have you changing some of your practices to become a more effective and happier teacher.
Larry Ferlazzo has been a classroom teacher for 10 years and currently is teaching English, social studies and IB classes to English Language Learners and mainstream students at Luther Burbank High School in Sacramento, California. Before teaching, he was a community organizer for 19 years. He’s a reflective practitioner who tirelessly seeks creative ways to improve his own classroom practice.
Since this eBook is a collection of posts from his very popular Ed Week column, the format of the eBook is question-and-answer. Here’s a list of the 14 questions posed. Each question is fully answered by offering several expert viewpoints.
• How can I get the new school year off to a good start?
• How can I help students develop self-control?
• How can I minimize unpredictable student behaviors that negatively affect my classroom?
• What’s one thing to remember about classroom management if you don’t remember anything else?
• How do I apply classroom-management strategies with younger students?
• How can I help students develop good habits?
• How do you teach students to listen better?
• How can you engage students without carrots and sticks?
• What does student engagement look like?
• How can we foster more student engagement in taking high-stakes standardized tests?
• How can teachers best assist students with special needs?
• What are some ways to apply social-emotional learning in the classroom?
• How can I connect with disengaged students?
• Can teachers be friends with students?
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